Spartans: The Rise And Fall explores every aspect of Spartas warrior culture, lifestyle, history and legacy. Author Steven Pressfield, (Gates of Fire) reflects on the significance of the Battle of Thermopylae, where a force led by 300 Spartan warriors stalled the advance of the Persian hordes (believed to be the largest army ever essembled) for nearly a week. Scholars like Barry S. Strauss of
The Spartans were the finest fighters of the ancient world. Their bravery and skill helped preserve Western Civilisation in the face of a massive invasion from the east. Concepts they developed like the boot camp/militar...
Reg Harris - The Rise and Fall of Britains Greatest Cyclist is a truly cinematic story, unearthed by Robert Dineen during exhaustive research. This epic account of Reg Harriss meteoric success takes you from his humble beginnings to his spectacular highs and his dramatic lows. Born into a poor, working-class family during the Great Depression, Reg Harris left school early to help support his
In this series, world-renowned experts investigate the man behind the monster taking us into the of depths Hitler s mind. Using the latest research across the course of Hitler s life, they pinpoint the key moments in his meteoric rise and ultimate downfall. The series features some rarely seen archive material and state-of-the-art colourisation which helps bring Hitler powerfully to life.Expert